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Current Exhibitions

An image from Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy

Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy

Focusing on the rise of the Fred Harvey Company as a family business and events that transpired specifically in the Land of Enchantment, the exhibition will leave visitors with an understanding of how the Harvey experience resonates in our Southwest today.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico History Museum

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Multiple Visions: A Common Bond

A visitor favorite, Multiple Visions: A Common Bond, features some of the more than 100,000 objects gifted to the museum by Alexander Girard.

On long-term display, at the Museum of International Folk Art

An image from New Mexico Colonial Home – Circa 1815

New Mexico Colonial Home – Circa 1815

The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked like.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

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Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Dawn of the Dinosaurs, is the only exhibition in North America dedicated exclusively to the flora and fauna of the Triassic.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

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Icons of Exploration

Showcases some of the Museum's most celebrated objects including a real "moon rock," rare replicas of the first man-made satellites, Sputnik and Explorer, and the Gargoyle, an early guided missile.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Museum of Space History

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John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park consists of large space-related artifacts documenting mankinds exploration of space.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Museum of Space History

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FossilWorks

The process of extracting dinosaur fossils from the rock matrix that has encased them for millions of years is featured in the FossilWorks exhibit at the Museum.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

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The Naturalist Center

The Naturalist Center is a hands-on educational exhibition where visitors of all ages can learn about the natural world of New Mexico.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

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The Cowboy Way: Drawings by Robert "Shoofly" Shufelt

The first artwork ever to be displayed at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum belonged to Robert “Shoofly” Shufelt. Fifteen years after he graciously loaned some of his lithographs for a temporary exhibit, Shufelt and his wife, Julie, donated his collection to the museum for a long-term exhibition.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

An image from Generations

Generations

The Museum's first permanent exhibit takes visitors on an odyssey through 150 generations over 4,000 years of agriculture in New Mexico.

On long-term display, at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

An image from Lowriders, Hoppers, and Hot Rods: Car Culture of Northern New Mexico

Lowriders, Hoppers, and Hot Rods: Car Culture of Northern New Mexico

Lowriders, Hoppers, and Hot Rods: Car Culture of Northern New Mexico focuses on mobile works of art and their makers—home-grown Nuevomexicanos who customize, detail, paint and upholster these favorite symbols of Hispanic culture.

On display through March 05, 2017, at the New Mexico History Museum

An image from Sacred Realm: Blessings & Good Fortune Across Asia

Sacred Realm: Blessings & Good Fortune Across Asia

Sacred Realm invites visitors to explore some of the ways in which people seek and secure blessings and good fortune in Asia, a vast and culturally diverse region.

On display through March 19, 2017, at the Museum of International Folk Art

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Alcoves 16/17

Alcoves 16/17 is a series of seven rotations over the course of a year which will include thirty-five artists in total from across New Mexico. Each rotation will include five artists who will show for seven weeks,

On display through March 26, 2017, at the New Mexico Museum of Art

An image from Oblique Views: Archaeology, Photography, and Time

Oblique Views: Archaeology, Photography, and Time

During 2007 and 2008, flying at alarmingly low altitudes and slow speeds,photographer Adriel Heisey leaned out the door of his light plane, and holding his camera with both hands, re-photographed some of the Southwest’s most significant archaeological sites that Charles Lindbergh and his new bride Anne photographed in 1929.

On display through May 25, 2017, at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

An image from What's the Buzz? Why Honey Bees Matter

What's the Buzz? Why Honey Bees Matter

This exhibit explores the amazing history of humans keeping honey bees for food and other bee products and the critical role bees play in pollinating about a third of the plants we ultimately consume as our food.

On display through June 18, 2017, at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

An image from Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico

Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico

This exhibition traces Flamenco from its beginnings as a folkloric art form among the Gypsy people of southern Spain to its rise as an international art form enjoyed by millions. The exhibition features costumes, play bills, instruments, and paintings, complemented by lectures, workshops and performances.

On display through September 10, 2017, at the Museum of International Folk Art

An image from Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art

Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art

Sponge Bob Square Pants, Pac Man, and Curious George, all sporting a particularly Native American twist, are just a few images from popular mainstream culture seen in the exhibition, Into the Future: Culture Power in Native American Art.

On display through October 22, 2017, at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

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Featured DCA Exhibitions

Generations

The Museum's first permanent exhibit takes visitors on an odyssey through 150 generations over 4,000 years of agriculture in New Mexico.
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Sacred Realm: Blessings & Good Fortune Across Asia

Sacred Realm invites visitors to explore some of the ways in which people seek and secure blessings and good fortune in Asia, a vast and culturally diverse region.
more »

Alcoves 16/17

Alcoves 16/17 is a series of seven rotations over the course of a year which will include thirty-five artists in total from across New Mexico. Each rotation will include five artists who will show for seven weeks,
more »

New Mexico Colonial Home – Circa 1815

The Spanish colonial home (la casa) gives visitors an idea of what a home from the time around 1815 would have looked like.
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